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A Year in Tyr
By Eric Jonas Swensson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This is the memoir of an American who spent 2009-2010 with his family in Tyr, Lebanon near the border with Israel. Become an armchair expat as he shares his experiences of anti-American bias and the chances of a war with Israel constantly looming. You will be fascinated to walk through Tyr vicariously, and troubled as you realize what lurks below the surface there also lurks here and everywhere.
Confessions of a Velour-Shirted Man: Collected Stories
By Stuart Connelly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
No matter what modern angst ails you, there is always the curative power of surreal, modern, short fiction. If Rod Serling and Patricia Highsmith had a bastard child (and who's to say they didn't?) and that bastard started writing... well, the feverish results might be much like these unforced "Confessions."
iPoems
By Zarin Thomson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Poetry like you have never seen.
The Ginkgo: An Intellectual and Visionary Coming-of-Age
By John Janovy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Ginkgo explores the clash between tradition and creativity. A girl from a western ranch—symbolizing tradition—comes to a large university and writes four highly personal and creative papers about a single tree. In the process, she produces a sobering vision of America a thousand years into the future, the day her chosen tree dies.
The Empty City
By Berit Ellingsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Urban explorer and lucid dreamer Brandon Minamoto discovers that outside his thoughts and emotions exists a world that is silent and open, surrounding him and everyone else. The Empty City is about awakening to universal truths and one’s true self, told in short episodes that each describe a place, a dream, a question, a memory, a fantasy or an event.
Small Change: stories of the heart
By Kip de Moll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tales of revelations in small moments of daily lives, these four stories have in common a point of leverage when a choice makes a huge difference and transforms the heart. Whole lives in the balance change or could have changed; lovely twists on the normal themes of love and relationship, fathers and sons, lives that could have been or now will be, these tales prove that life is such a surprise.
Sightings of Bono
By Gerard Beirne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cult Irish Story adapted for film featuring Bono (U2)
A Dog Named Blue
By Hilary Walker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When the author sets out to find a big companion dog, little does she expect to take home a huge Great Dane who knocks her over! As a beloved family member, Blue creates colorful memories and captures her four year old son’s youth in an unforgettable sunset tableau.
Friend of the Family
By Steve Nugent
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Doris Campion's world is dull and banal, surrounded by the irritations and limitations of living in a seniors’ home. After a fellow resident's death, an enigmatic encounter with the woman's brother revives in Doris memories of the past and tempts her to consider the possibilities of a relationship. But would it be worth the cost?
Digging Out
By I. C. Talbot
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by K. A. Jordan. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Abbie lives with her grandmother and her twins, Jed and Jill, on a farm cluttered with old machinery. One day she snaps, and decides to clean up decades of mess. To her surprise, everyone benefits.
Paradigms and Curbside Boxes - two stories
By Richard K. Weems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Cheap Stories series--short eBooks, cheap as hell. 2 short stories about the pressures of contemporary life. Whether a business runs into problems when workers discover that potbelly pigs have the ability to teleport, or if a persnickety mailman refuses to deliver, the main characters struggle to keep the images of themselves they once thought were obvious...
Cursed Existence
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
There used to be divinity, piousness in relations and children were regarded as little Gods. They would be proud of their parents and they were the proud members of society. Now they are like a byproduct of the elders’ pleasure. Is producing children before getting married progress?
The Sculpture of Time
By Jon Foyt
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Our ninth novel is a 21st century adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Winters Tale set in present-day Northern California, specifically in the exclusive Bohemian Club in San Francisco and in the equally exclusive Bohemian Grove in Monte Rio 70 miles to the north on the banks of the Russian River.
The Fine Art of Fletcherism and two more stories
By Richard K. Weems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories by Richard K. Weems: "The Cat Strangler," the title story and "Together, the Choir Grows Old." Three stories linked by music and the grotesque--an artist who murders cats as part of his milieu, Dr. Josef Mengele alive and well and singing Mozart to a tribe of Amazonian rain forest natives, and a choir quite past their prime (and exceeding their maximum weight allowance)
The Complexity of Being
By Khyiah Angel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Complexity of Being is a prose poem that explores life from an emotional and ethereal perspective during a serious accident. It is a subjective reflection of the good, the bad, and the indifferent events lived prior to a transformation enforced by circumstance.
My ‘Flash’ Abcedery
By William Naylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Sampler of the Wit, Wisdom and Waggery of William B. Naylor, Concisely Conveyed in 26 Fifty-five Word Stories. Flash fiction is not to everyone's taste. If you haven't read or tried haiku you may not like the conciseness and brief beauty of Flash.
Blood Flow
By Michael Zagst
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
After a failed relationship and between jobs, a man enrolls in a drug research program to study his options.
Blood For Culture: Complete
By Mitul Mistry
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 337,650. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With the Northern provinces in ruin, the mercenary Gideon Greythorne embarks on an epic adventure to save the world – only his adventure is being written by Joseph Anderson, a college dropout who packs boxes in the suburbs. With lofty aspirations but cynical expectations, Joseph tries to reconcile his vision with his reality as he works at a hobby shop, penning the epic fantasy of his dreams.
Son of a Buck: Espee, Too
By Patrick King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Deprentis Drain goes looking for an old movie, the same movie that he supposes brought his parents together. He's, of course, mistaken about the movie and most everything else, including his parents being brought together.
Birthday Pie: A Novel
By Arthur Wooten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a NYC writer travels home to celebrate his birthday and say goodbye to his dying father he struggles with whether or not to share with his eccentric Southern family news of his own life-threatening situation.